The Children's Welfare Act 1926 (No. 3497) is 'An Act to amend the Neglected Children's Act 1915'. It extended the power of the state over children under state 'care' but who were placed with private persons or institutions.
Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Victoria Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Nell Musgrove
Created: 8 March 2012, Last modified: 22 December 2015